Fayrouz Karawi appeared in 2001 through the song “Before Time” in the movie “Asrar Al Banat” directed by Magdy Ahmed Ali, and showed a different style from the singers who emerged at that time and achieved great success in commercial color such as Ruby, Nancy Ajram, Sherine Abdel Wahab and others.
Fayrouz Karawi decided to express a different musical culture that she acquired since her childhood, while she is still in the study stage.
Her words simply touched the audience, and she sang “You are my ideal hero because you are not perfect”, “Your heart is crowded”, “lack of mood”, “free from me”, and “A strange need”.
What distinguishes Fayrouz Karawia’s career is her keenness to break the trend towards a specific audience or elite, so she tried to reach a larger segment of the audience, and her lyrical production is prolific in light of her reliance on production for herself, due to her concern that production companies do not interfere in the lyrical content they provide.
Revival of political song
Singer Maryam Saleh took it upon herself to restore heritage through songs with political and philosophical themes and different ideas, which made her an icon for a generation of intellectuals and those interested in independent art.
Maryam presented “The Mulberry Tree Quartets: The World and the Age”, “Hasr Misr”, “The Homeland of Al-Ak”, “Why You Connect”, and “I Am Not Rich”, through the singing groups in which she participated, such as “Baraka” and Silt” and “The Coral Project”.
She contributed to the beginning of the founding of the band “Passport” in 2002, and through the band repeated the songs of “Sayed Darwish”, in addition to the songs of Sheikh Imam, whom I knew closely because of his friendship with her theatrical father, Saleh Saad, from whom she imbibed the love of art, and through the “Baraka Band” band, she presented Sheikh Imam’s songs, along with songs by poets Ahmed Fouad Negm, Abdel Rahim Mansour and Najib Sorour, which made her voice present in the January 25, 2011 revolution.
In 2012, the first album she released was “I am not singing.”
In her singing project, Maryam relied on her experience in the field of musical composition in addition to her distinctive and unusual voice. She invested her influence in rock music mixed with oriental rhythms, and she mixed between live performances and recording in the studio.
Maryam gave her concerts in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine and many Arab and European countries, which earned her wide fame.
The Nile Project and Egyptian Folk Music
Through the combination of classical and contemporary Egyptian folk music, Dina Al-Wadidi’s lyrical project was born, and her family taught her to sing folklore. This made her the center of attention worldwide, as she presented the Al-Sira Al-Hilali, and the songs “Al Haram” and “The Wedding”.
She was described by the American “Time” magazine as the Voice of Hope among the “Next Generation Leaders” list with 10 different personalities.
Dina also participated in the musical initiative “The Nile Project”, which brought together musicians and thinkers from the countries of the Nile Valley, and released the album “Manam”, about which she said in one of her press interviews, “I sleep a lot on trains, and I find that the sound of air passing through broken windows, and the sound of broken chairs create harmony and rhythm. A unique musician.